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National Summary


Cold and mainly dry tonight with sharp to severe frost where the skies remain clear. Lowest temperatures of 0 to -3 degrees. Fog patches will develop in the calm conditions.


Frost and fog will gradually clear tomorrow morning and the day will be generally dry and cold. However patchy rain and drizzle will affect parts of Connacht and west Munster through the day. Highest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees in light breezes.


Tuesday: A milde breezy day with highest temperatures of 10 or 11 degrees in fresh southerly winds. The day will be mainly dry but some light patchy rain or drizzle may occur at times. Low cloud and mist will continue to affect southern and western Atlantic coastal areas. Little change Tuesday night with no frost.Wednesday: Southerly winds will freshen through the day and it will be quite windy at times but temperatures will stay around 10 or 11 degrees. Many places will again be dry but western Atlantic coastal counties will be affected by outbreaks of rain and drizzle.Thursday: Little change; relatively mild and breezy, generally dry but with some rain in the west.Friday: Dry most of the time with highs of 9 to 11 degrees.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

Southeast, 12 Knots, Mist, 4 Miles, 1023, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

Southwest, 1 Knot, Mist, 7 Miles, 1023, Falling slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

East-Southeast, 7 Knots, Wave ht: 1.6 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1022, Falling slowly

Roches Point Automatic

East-Southeast, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1022, Steady

Sherkin Island Automatic

East-Southeast, 8 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1021, Steady

Valentia Automatic

East-Southeast, 5 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

East, 5 Knots, Mist, 3 Miles, 1021, Steady

Belmullet Automatic

East-Southeast, 5 Knots, Mist, 4 Miles, 1021, Steady

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

South-Southeast, 9 Knots, Wave ht: 1 m, 1023, Falling slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

South, 9 Knots, Wave ht: 2.5 m, 1021, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

Report not available

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0000 Monday 23 January 2017 Issued at 0000 Sunday 22 January 2017

Meteorological Situation at 2100: An anticyclone of 1032hPa over central Europe maintains a ridge of high pressure across Ireland in a light airflow. A weak frontal trough is approaching the west coast.

Forecast for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea

Wind: Southeast or variable force 2 to 4

Weather: Patchy rain or drizzle, generally fair.

Visibility: Mainly good, but locally moderate to poor.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0000 Tuesday 24 January 2017: Southerly winds to slowly freshen during Monday.